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Killarney International Youth Hostel

Aghadoe House, Ring of Kerry Road | Fossa, Killarney, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food from the cafe was great for meals. My room was clean and comfortable. The bathrooms on my floor were clean but you didn't have much privacy, as the showers had curtains and were divided with frosted glass. Otherwise i had a great stay!

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Morgan Hill, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place looks great from the outside. It's filthy on the inside - the smell of must and there is mold everywhere! The only thing that is clean are the sheets and they hand them to you to make your own bed. Most hostels include breakfast and here you have to pay. I wouldn't eat here if you paid me.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I didn't enjoy my stay in this hostel at all couldn't wait to come home the beds were dirty and stained and really uncomfortable you have no privacy in the showers at all and I got tea and th rend of it tasted funny so I poured it out into the sink and there was lumps of milk in it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The hostel looks great from the outside. However when we got inside there was a strong musty smell in the room - when we got to look at it in the daylight it turned out the curtains were covered in green mold. The mold had obviously been there for some time and the hostel was booked out, so it's not... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Not the cheapest by any means.. And situated out of the town centre. The place looks amazing on entry set amongst lush gardens down a winding driveway. The guy on reception seemed helpful enough. The reason I have rated the hostel poor is mainly due to the beds & the non existent WiFi. The beds were extremely uncomfortable (felt every... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Single 61 year old American male. Stayed there 7 days. Nice place with nice/friendly people. 5/10 minute walk to the park. 15 minutes to town. Bus stop 2 minutes. Good showers, good beds. Thanks to all.

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

After driving in from Dublin, we arrived at this surprising property. First, we were surprised by the location--just out of town but up on a very private area. Then the building surprised us: it looks like a mini castle or at least like an estate of some sort. It turns out that it was indeed built by a person of... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The hostel is located in a nice castle and the stuff is helpful, but that's all the pros. The cons are first of all the dirtiness, especially the bathrooms (which are all shared). Other cons are: Location - it is far away from main attractions and sites, and requires long drive to them through the jammed city. A golf village... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I'm not usually one to complain but this hostel has by far been the worst I've stayed in. It is stunning from the outside and the living rooms are massive, but the staff are so unfriendly and unenthusiastic. The wifi only work on the ground floor in the living room or dining area. The continental breakfast is very overpriced. I... More 

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The building itself is really charming and impressive. Although the hostel is 5km from Killarney, it's not that far really and the bus stops there if you ask. The staff was really nice, helpful and friendly. The breakfast is a bit expensive for what it really is. The common rooms are nice and welcoming although you'd better take your jumper... More 

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